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January 31, 2014

On January 30, 2014, two days after President Obama’s State of the Union address, policy makers, elected officials, tribal leaders, and the press convened in a Washington DC studio for the annual State of Indian Nations address.

January 29, 2014
On January 24, 2014, Cultural Survival, a Cambridge-based Indigenous Peoples’ rights organization, submitted a Statement of Information on the Prohibition on Indigenous Peoples Community Radio Stations in Guatemala to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, James Anaya as a measure to further call attention to the violation of Indigenous Peoples’ freedom of speech in Guatemala.
January 29, 2014

By Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission

January 27, 2014

Eight Indigenous communities in northern Huehuetenango have joined together to defend their traditional territories against transnational projects.

January 23, 2014

Juan de Leon Tuyuc Velasquez (Kaqchikel Maya), a former guerrilla commander during Guatemala’s 1960-1996 civil war, was killed on January 15, 2014 in Solola by unknown gunmen. Velasquez is the brother of R

January 22, 2014

On January 11-12, 2014, over 20 women and men from the municipality of Huitan, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala took part in a second radio exchange with Radio Acodim Nampix of Ixtahuacán, Huehuetenango.

January 21, 2014

Ryann Dear is the newest volunteer on our Community Radio Project team in Guatemala. She is a recent graduate from Boston University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Archaeology.

January 16, 2014
The Chickasaw Nation’s online video network, Chickasaw.tv, has been relaunched in a new, vibrant and dynamic platform. Chickasaw.tv is a high-definition, video-rich network created to increase awareness of the culture, legacy and continuing contributions of the Chickasaw people.
January 11, 2014

Indigenous peoples in Guatemala rely on community radio to keep their culture, language, and traditions alive as well as to inform their communities about issues and events relevant to their lives. Because of its relatively low cost, community radio is an accessible tool.

January 11, 2014

The Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage research project (IPinCH) at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada has received an additional $50,000 in funding for the first Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSH